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imagine in English:

1. Gerund



English word "imagine"(Gerund) occurs in sets:

gerund and infinitive
To-Infinitive, Gerund

2. imaginative


the imaginative inventor
My daughter is imaginative and loves stories.
he was imaginative beyond all other architects
Our public leaders are imaginative and often come up with new ideas.
I tried to think of imaginative questions to ask.
It's an imaginative use of computer technology.
Just take a look at his drawings - he's so imaginative!
Your solution to this problem is quite imaginative.
My favourite writer is really imaginative.
As an imaginative child, she would paint the most fantastic pictures.
an imaginative approach/idea/child
an imaginative little ​girl
Every artist should be imaginative.
The architects have made imaginative use of glass and transparent plastic.
I am clever, sensitive and imaginative.

English word "imagine"(imaginative) occurs in sets:

Słowotwórstwo - angielski
make adjective

3. imagination


Imagination affects every aspect of our lives.
Anyone who can only think of one way to spell a word obviously lacks imagination.
Knowing is nothing, imagination is everything.
Use your imagination.
The first photos of the Earth taken from outer space captured the imagination of an entire generation.
Did you possibly not notice until just now? "Er, well ... it was just so beyond my imagination that ..."
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
Kids these days have no imagination whatsoever. Only a nationwide revolution and sweeping economic reform will bring the hoop and stick back into vogue.
With the power of imagination, we can even travel through space.
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony, in a moment.
With such a vivid imagination he'll become either a world-famous novelist or a lunatic.
He was accustomed to flying alone, and he had flown this route in his imagination many times.
She really had to stretch her imagination to squeeze enough material for a solo album out of a contrabassoon, but by God, she did.
Nothing is more dangerous to reason than the flights of the imagination, and nothing has been the occasion of more mistakes among philosophers.

English word "imagine"(imagination) occurs in sets:

Word formation nouns

4. imagine living



English word "imagine"(imagine living) occurs in sets:

6A Verbs patterns

5. imagine doing



6. to create a certain vision in your mind



English word "imagine"(to create a certain vision in your mind) occurs in sets:

Most common verbs 1 - 50

7. imagine


Can you imagine?
Sarah and Marsha - I love you both more than you can imagine.
There appeared at this time a lady at Court, who drew the eyes of the whole world; and one may imagine she was a perfect beauty, to gain admiration in a place where there were so many fine women.
He has endured sacrifices for America that most of us cannot begin to imagine.
I wonder whether Angelica Agurbash could imagine Niaklajeŭ would run for president when she sang a song with his lyrics.
Before the conquest by the Arabians, the majority of the Persians were Zoroastrians, but there were also Jews and Christians. So, who could imagine today that Iranians have Jewish or Christian ancestors?
Even if the opinions of others can be supressed, I cannot imagine to what results my speech may lead.
Just imagine that every time somebody made a grammar mistake, people only could answer "Syntax error." and leave the somebody with that.
She was a tiny girl, but she really held her own on the baritone sax. Nonetheless, I couldn't help but imagine the thing wrapping itself around her and devouring her like a boa constrictor.
Imagine, for the sake of argument, a tribal group in which mother-son incest was countenanced.
My friend is a great guy but he is so shy. You can't imagine how difficult it is for him to start a conversation with a stranger.
For what you have written, your reaction is not justified in any manner, and I imagine it can make your life impossible.

8. fancy


I never for a moment imagined I'd be able to afford to live in such a fancy house.
Just fancy!
... fine, nice, nothing really fancy but on the pricier...
i don't need a fancy house or a fast car
I fancy shopping here – there are many fashionable clothes to choose from.
Fancy forgetting my glasses, it's so embarrassing.
Bob mounted the portrait in a fancy frame, but it was upside down.
This expression has really caught my fancy, as a type of English metaphorical expression not in Japanese.
I fancy that most people who think at all have done a great deal of their thinking in the first fourteen years.
lt's like fancy cheese in an old guy's mouth.
That's quite a fancy suit you've got, not your usual style.
It is difficult to separate fact from fancy.
He fancies him​self as a ​bit of a ​singer. [+ to infinitive] Who do you fancy to ​win the Cup this ​year? [+ (that)] literary I fancied (that) I ​saw something ​moving in the ​corner.
The pretty lace blouse had a fancy embroidered trimming.
This cemetery even has its own site, and there is a page “News” on it! Can you fancy news from the graveyard?!

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